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Chevrolet Impala repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (4%)

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Chevrolet Impala body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (6%)

$100 - $499 (9%)

< $100 (81%)

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Chart based on 32 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

196-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

41 mi

C $32
wiper blade rubber split when using ice scraper 

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2014 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

305-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

9180 mi Tail light seals leaked. Replaced because water ran into under trunk where spare tire is stored and water accumulated 
21080 mi Clear coat flaking on front quarter, door and bumpe3r 
26000 mi Squeaky seat every time car drives over bumps. Seat squeak 
10000 mi Rear tail light gasket permitted water to leak into the trunk area to possibly because electrical problem. Repaired under warranty 
33398 mi For unknown reasons the spare tire well filled with water along with soaking the "Impala" Mat and the spare tire cover. The Cox Chevy Dealer determined the water was coming from a bad seal between the taillight and the rear fender, they replaced the entire taillight assembly under warranty. Since the car has not been driven in any heavy rainfall the outcome is yet to determined. 

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2014 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

195-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Trunk was wet. Gasket around rear taillite was repaired or replaced. 

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2012 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

300-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

74651 mi Windshield replaced 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

303-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

97000 mi

US $37
Plastic cover on visor mirror broken, light would not come on 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

233-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

10 mi Purchased new. Overhead console eyeglass holder compartment latch broken, power steering fluid low, air in four tires low, washer fluid reservoir almost empty. 
12048 mi Driver seat bottom cushion cover replaced because leather cover was separating. 
28000 mi Driver door outside handle replaced (broken). 
190960 mi

C $800
Sunroof exploded insurance wanted to put in used one I went with a new one 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

92000 mi Trunk support strut failed again. Replaced under warranty. Discovered that trunk hinges will have to be replaced, as they are responsible for the failure of struts. Dealer did not know about this. Just replacing struts will not fix the pro. 

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2007 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

99900 mi

US $200
A rust spot on the trunk caused by a design flaw in the trim retainer, biting the paint away. Also some owner-caused scratch and dent fixed. 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

303-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

7589 mi Replace side molding that was falling off. 
24000 mi Moldings were coming off. Had them re-attached 
13000 mi leak in cabin 
13200 mi was having a leak problem, have returned for the third time. Dealer kept looking at the sun-roof the first two times. We agrred that it was the roof, it turned out to be in firewall/window shelf area. definately a factory issue which took two weeks to fi leak in cabin 
15000 mi Placed car under lemon law prior to fourth repair of leak. Factory sent to another dealer who identified that sunroof water tray was never drilled where hose fits onto fitting. They removed sunroof, drilled the hole and hopefully this will correct the pro Placed car under lemon law prior to fourth repair of leak. Factory sent to another dealer who identified that sunroof water tray was never drilled where hose fits onto fitting. They removed sunroof, drilled the hole and hopefully this will correct problem 
34000 mi Window regulators noisy, Power Seat motor noisy. 
58000 mi premature paint/finish degradation inside trim failure 
40000 mi Paint/finish issues along the pillars between the side windows that appeared within the first 2 years (that never got addressed per warranty). Interior finish problems (the little "Impala" logo over the glove box fell off within the first year). 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

242-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

27280 mi

C $300
Replaced right front/rear door window appliques. Reason: degradation of finish caused by environmental elements. 
35000 mi Scratch above rear passenger side wheel that was there when I bought the car. 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

28000 mi Vibration/rattle in driver's side dashboard. Removed dash "endcap". Tightened all visible screws and bolts. Replaced "endcap". Vibration/rattle signficantly reduced. 
30000 mi Driver's side exterior B-Pillar trim pieces (appliques) delaminating/discoloring. Dealer stated they will look at and confirm it is a workmanship issue and possibly replace under warranty. No immediate action taken at this point. 
43000 mi Prominent buzz coming from driver's side dash. Inserted packing foam into gap between dash and a-pillar. Buzz eliminated. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

107000 mi

US $400
Replaced radio control buttons on the steering wheel due to their labels being cracked/worn off. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

30770 mi

US $8
HEAVY WATER ACCUMULATION FRONT PASSENGER FLOOR AREA UNDER GLOVE BOX-REPLACED CABIN AIR FILTER DEFLECTOR STRIP MYSELF. GM PART IS 10388810. CABIN AIR FILTER WAS REPLACED AT 8000 MILES AND 30180 MILES. FILTER COST $28.90. FRAM # C25245 

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

7000 mi

US $800
Both headlights have severe condensation. To pass inspection they needed to be clear - headlamp assembly was $400 ea. Instead we took them apart, wiped them out, and passed insp. Since then they are fogged over again. Lame! 
110000 mi

US $1336
Water and condensation in both headlight assemblies. 

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

90000 mi

US $15
Installed water deflector over cabin air filter to stop leaking of water into interior. Also repaired corroded wire to amplifier that was caused by extended exposure to water. 

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Chevrolet Impala Body Problems

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